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UCU Strike latest: Members vote to end strikes

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UCU members have voted to bring months of industrial action and uncertainty to a close after voting to accept the terms set out by the UUK, as they continue to propose pension...

Strikes set to continue after Easter break as UCU rejects pensions deal

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Isabel Sykes brings us the latest updates from the UCU industrial action: strikes to continue after Easter...

Soapboxes

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Comment's home of rants; weird, wonderful, weekly....

Amelia Ward: We are more than consumers. Resist the pension cuts!

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Amelia Ward: Opposition to the strikes is symptomatic of our toxic individualism. It's time to save ourselves from overbearing and distant elites and join the strike!...

Vice-Chancellor hosts strike open forum

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With student dissatisfaction growing due to impending strike action, Newcastle University's Vice-Chancellor faced questions from the student body...

Dramatic Student Council ends in officer resignation

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NUSU Marginalised Genders Officer, Emily Sherwood, publicly resigned at Student Council...

University make strike promises to students

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Newcastle University's Registrar John Hogan has confirmed that students will not be tested on missed content, and that the money saved on the payroll will be invested for student...

The Lecturer Strike: What’s Going On?

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The Courier presents the arguments surrounding the UCU industrial action, as the University and its lecturers are divided over changes to the employer contribution towards the USS...

Jamie Cameron: The cuts to staff pensions are a needless ideological choice based on faulty figures

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Jamie Cameron speaks out in support of the lecturers that are striking over cuts to and marketization of their pensions after UCU balloting action....

Students, staff, and workers unite! Hands off our pensions

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Organise in solidarity with lecturers! The cuts do nothing but hurt students too. It's time to put the pressure on management....